FOOD INSECURITY CORRELATES AMONG PASTORAL HOUSEHOLDS OF SHINILE DISTRICT, EASTERN ETHIOPIA

Abstract The dimensions, determinants and consequences of food security problems differ widely across geographical location. In Ethiopia, food insecurity is highly prevalent in moisture deficit dryland areas and in the lowland pastoral and agro-pastoral livelihood systems. The study was conducted in Shinile district of Somali region. It is based on survey data gathered from randomly […]

EFFECT OF WATER CONTAMINATION WITH USED ENGINE OIL ON GROWTH RATE, NUTRIENT INTAKE AND RUMEN STUDY OF WEST AFRICAN DWARF RAM

Abstract The study was to evaluate the effect of water contamination with used engine oil on growth rate, nutrient intake and rumen study of West African dwarf rams.  Thirty (30) growing West African Dwarf Rams, age range between 14-16 months were randomly assigned into five treatment groups designated T0, T1, T2, T3 and T4 respectively, […]